China Food & Drink Report

Providing expert analysis, independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the food & drink industry.

Report includes: BMI Industry View, Industry SWOT Analysis, Industry Forecasts, BMI’s Food and Drink Risk Reward Index, Mass Grocery Retail Forecasts, Company Profiles and Global, Regional and Country Industry Overviews.

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China Food & Drink Report
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BMI View: As the Chinese economy reorients itself around consumption, there will be emerging opportunities for consumer-focused companies in the country over the long term, even as domestic demand has slowed in recent years. China remains the most attractive market from a food and drink perspective , but companies will need to make their product offerings more sophisticated in order to appeal to developing tastes and preferences.

Food and Drink Spending
(2013-2020)
f = BMI forecast. Source: BMI, national statistics

Key Trends & Industry Developments

  • Over the next five years, the greatest opportunities for food and drink manufacturers will be concentrated among young and high-income consumers, with opportunities in premium and innovative products, while staple categories will underperform.

  • The alcoholic drinks segment will remain hard to navigate over the coming years as high-end spirits continue to be affected by the crackdown on corruption. Demand for the beer is decreasing as tastes become more specialised, with craft beer providing strong competition.

  • Online retailers will take market share away from bricks-and-mortar retailers, which will be urged to develop online services.

BMI Industry View
7
Key Trends & Industry Developments
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SWOT
8
Food & Drink
8
Industry Forecast
10
Consumer Outlook
10
Latest Updates
10
Structural Trends
10
Food
12
Latest Updates
12
Structural Trends
13
Table: Food Sales (China 2013-2020)
14
Drink
18
Latest Updates
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Structural Trends
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Table: Total Alcoholic Drinks Spending And Consumption (China 2013-2020)
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Table: Non-Alcoholic Drinks Sales (China 2013-2020)
23
Mass Grocery Retail
25
Latest Updates
25
Structural Trends
25
Industry Risk/Reward Index
27
Asia Pacific - Risk/Reward Index
27
Table: Asia Pacific - Food & Drink Risk/Reward Index, Q316
28
China Risk/Reward Index
32
Market Overview
34
Food
34
Recent Developments
34
Market Drivers & Trends
34
Drink
38
Recent Developments
38
Market Drivers & Trends
38
Mass Grocery Retail
42
Recent Developments
42
Market Drivers & Trends
42
Competitive Landscape
45
Table: Key Players In China's Food & Drink Sector
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Table: Key Players In China's Mass Grocery Retail Sector
46
Company Profile
47
China Foods Ltd
47
Hsu Fu Chi
50
Kweichow Moutai
53
Sun Art Retail Group
55
Tingyi (Cayman Islands) Holding
57
Tsingtao
59
Wahaha
62
Demographic Forecast
65
Table: Population Headline Indicators (China 1990-2025)
66
Table: Key Population Ratios (China 1990-2025)
66
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (China 1990-2025)
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Table: Population By Age Group (China 1990-2025)
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Table: Population By Age Group % (China 1990-2025)
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Glossary
70
Food & Drink
70
Mass Grocery Retail
70
Methodology
72
Industry Forecast Methodology
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Sector-Specific Methodology
73
Sources
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Risk/Reward Index Methodology
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Table: Food & Drink Risk/Reward Index Indicators
75
Table: Weighting
76
Appendix
77
13th Five-Year Plan: Key Points
77
Summary Of Contents
77
Chapter 1: Overview
78
Table: Targets
78
Chapter 2: Innovation To Drive Development
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Chapter 3: Economic Institutions
80
Chapter 4: Modernisation Of The Agricultural Sector
81
Chapter 5: Industries
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Chapter 6: Expand The Network Economy
83
Chapter 7: Build A Modern Infrastructure Network
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Chapter 8: New-Type Urbanisation
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Chapter 9: Coordination Of Regional Development
85
Chapter 10: Environmental Protection
86
Chapter 11: Continue Opening Up
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Others:
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The China Food & Drink Report features BMI Research's market assessment and independent forecasts for food and drink expenditure, consumption, sales, and imports/exports and forecasts for the mass grocery retail sector. The report also includes analyses of major regulatory developments, the background macroeconomic outlook and competitive landscape comparing national and multinational companies by leading products and services, sales, investments, partners and expansion strategies.

BMI's China Food & Drink Report provides industry professionals and strategists, sector analysts, business investors, trade associations and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the food and drink industry and the mass grocery retail market in China.

Key Benefits

  • Benchmark BMI's independent food and drink industry forecasts for China to test other views - a key input for successful budgeting and strategic business planning in the Chinese food and drink market.
  • Target business opportunities and risks in China through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments.
  • Exploit latest competitive intelligence on your competitors, partners and clients via our Company Profiles (inc. SWOTs, KPIs and latest activity) and Competitive Landscape Tables.

Coverage

BMI Industry View

Summary of BMI’s key industry forecasts and views, covering food and drink manufacturing and consumption and the mass grocery retail market.

Industry SWOT Analysis

Analysis of the major strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats within the food, drink and mass grocery retail sectors and within the broader political, economic and business environment.

BMI’s Food and Drink Risk Reward Index

BMI’s Risk Reward Index provides investors (food and drink manufacturers and mass grocery retailers) looking for opportunities in the region with a clear country-comparative assessment of a market’s risks and potential rewards. Each of the country markets are scored using a sophisticated model that includes more than 40 industry, economic and demographic points. These provide indices of highest to lowest appeal to investors, with each position explained.

Food Forecasts

BMI’s food chapter is divided into sections such as meat, fish, confectionary, dairy and canned foods, and provides insight into each market’s food industry, centred on a forecast to end-2019 for the sector. The chapter includes the following elements:

  • Industry Forecast Scenario: Historical data series and a forecast to end-2019 for growth of key indicators within a market’s food industry. Indicators include food consumption, food consumption as % of GDP, canned food sales, confectionery sales and food and drink imports and exports, among others.
  • Industry Developments: A summary of corporate developments, including news on M&As, FDI, expansions, closures and financial results, in addition to analysis and explanation of the latest industry events and how these could influence further investment.
  • Market Overview: An overview of the structure of the market, introducing the key players and discussing underlying trends.

Drink Forecasts

Segmented the same way as BMI’s food chapter, the drink section provides insight into each market’s drink industry, centred on a forecast to end-2019 for the sector. Forecast indicators include alcoholic and soft drink sales by value, volume and sub-sector and tea and coffee sales, among others.

Mass Grocery Retail Forecasts

Segmented the same way as BMI’s food and drink chapters, the mass grocery retail section provides insight into each market’s grocery retail industry, centred on a forecast to end-2019 for the sector. Forecast indicators include mass grocery retail sales by format (including supermarkets, hypermarkets, convenience and discount stores) and a breakdown of the organised retail sector versus the traditional sector, among others.

Competitive Landscape

Illustration of the mass grocery retail and food and drink industries via rankings tables comparing revenues, number of outlets and number of employees. This chapter also includes data-rich, in-depth regional analysis of the market position, business strategies and investment potential of the region’s leading mass grocery retail and food and drink operators.

Company Profiles*

Examines the competitive positioning and short- to medium-term business strategies of key industry players. Strategy is examined within the context of BMI’s industry forecasts, our macroeconomic views and our understanding of the wider competitive landscape to generate company SWOT analyses. The latest financial and operating statistics and key company developments are also incorporated within the company profiles, enabling a full evaluation of recent company performance and future growth prospects.

Sources

The Food & Drink reports draw on an extensive network primary sources, such as multilateral organisations, government departments, industry associations, chambers and company reports.

*Company profiles are not available for every country. Those reports instead contain information on the current activities of prominent companies operating in the market.